The outstanding animator Richard Williams, who created such popular Hollywood cartoon characters as Rabbit Roger and the Pink Panther, died aged 86, BBC reported.
His daughter Natasha Sutton-Williams said that his father suffered from cancer. Describing her incredible father, who had six children, she said: “He really was an inspiration to everyone that met him. Whether they were animators, or from the top to the bottom of society.”
Richard Williams is a three-time winner of the prestigious Academy Awards and Bafta. He was born in the Canadian city of Toronto and moved to the UK in the 1950s.
Williams died at home in Bristol.